[NAFEX] Ladder Recommendations

Douglas Woodard dwoodard at becon.org
Thu May 29 15:27:06 EDT 2008

You are correct. Much safer too, not having to lean over so much.

Doug Woodard
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Scott Williamson wrote:
> I'm assuming the tripod ladders are used more than a typical A-frame
> because it's easier to get into the middle of the trees?  Is that a
> correct assumption? 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
> [mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Douglas Woodard
> Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 2:58 PM
> To: North American Fruit Explorers
> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Ladder Recommendations
> The commercial wooden tripod ladders I have seen in Ontario have the
> side pieces and the rungs reinforced with metal rods, which add safety
> and might be difficult for a home builder or carpenter to do.
> The aluminum ladders are expensive but very strong and should last a
> lifetime if not longer.
> Doug Woodard
> St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.


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